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Hands Up for Trad Video Podcasts

                Hands Up for Trad TV 21st April 2017     Have you the very first video podcast from Hands Up For Trad? It features Scots Radio See here:...

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SCOTS RADIO – NOMINATED IN CELTIC MEDIA FESTIVAL

It gees us great pleasure tae announce that Scots Radio has been nominated for an award in the Celtic Media Festival. We have been judged bi a Scottish jury and an International jury - noo through to the finals. The awards will be held in the Isle of Man this year at...

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ROBERT BURNS AND SONG – NEW WEBINAR COURSE

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS) are launching a series of webinars on ‘Robert Burns and Song’ led by Professor Fred Freeman, one of Scotland’s leading experts on the songs of Robert Burns. The webinar series will comprise of five, one hour sessions, over...

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STOP PRESS – WE NEED YOU

        Scots Radio is delighted tae announce that it has been nominated for an award in the ‘Music in the Media’ category of the MG BBC ALBA, Hands Up For Trad, Music Awards. The Awards, fit will be decided by public vote, will be announced at a...

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Launch of the Buke Of The Howlat

At the Launch of the Buke Of The Howlat - at Darnaway Castle near Forres - Part of the Moray Book Festival. Published in Scots and English. This is a beautiful book an a classic. Congratulations tae abidy involved - especially writer James Robertson an illustrator...

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New Writer In Residence At Alloway

Poet and writer Rab Wilson has recently been appointed to the post of Writer in Residence at the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum in Alloway, Ayrshire. Rab has previously held a number of similar positions across the years as well publishing works of poetry, mainly...

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Saltire Society 80th Anniversary Celebrations

6 months to St. Andrew’s Day, £2,500 traditional music bursary now open for applications Exactly 6 months from today (30th May 2016), the winner of a new £2,500 bursary to support young Scottish traditional musicians will be unveiled, coinciding with St. Andrew’s Day...

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Setting up a New Community Radio Hub?

Are you thinking about setting up a New Community Radio Hub? Scots Radio is delighted to announce it’s latest project that involves helping to set up and support, a new internet Community Radio programme, that will cover Upper Deeside and Donside. ‘Cairngorms...

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New Publication from Creative Scotland

Creative Scotland have published a new booklet about the languages of Scotland. "Gaelic and Scots are the indigenous languages of Scotland. They are protected under the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages, and Gaelic has official status as a ‘national...

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Thank you to the CMF

A big thank you tae the organisers o the Celtic Media Festival. The welcome an hospitality wis fantastic an sae appreciated. Scots Radio was honoured tae be nominated for an award an included on this international stage wi a the ither Celtic countries in the World....

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Don’t neglect the UK’s indigenous languages

Would you be surprised if I, Rhona NicDhùghaill (a language teacher from Oban) told you that, far from being a land of monoglots, there are ten indigenous languages spoken today in the British Isles? Yet we are very quick to tell ourselves that we're rubbish at...

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